The captivating sound of Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla brings together the spirit of Celtic tradition and the dynamic grooves of modern rock and jazz.Singing songs in English and Gaelic and playing soaring fiddle melodies and improvisations, Joe is accompanied by a team of first-class musicians who really understand and do justice to the dynamic spirit of Celtic, jazz and rock music.
Lewis Smith is a 21 year old singer-songwriter from Leeds who studies at the University of Warwick. Hailed by Bethan Elfyn of Amazing Radio as a “brilliant young singer-songwriter”, his music is inspired by contemporary artists such as Gillian Welch, The National and Fleet Foxes, as well as the long-standing storytelling tradition at the heart of folk music. The resulting sound is one that is both enchanting and original, sparkling with delicate harmonies, poignant lyrics and hauntingly beautiful melodies.
Lewis will joined for this show by a full band, including Elle Harris (violin), Charlotte Thomas (piano & vocals) and Jack Ross (trumpet), offering the promise of a captivating live performance.